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  • Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues

    Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues
    A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin. The study by the Federal Aviation...
  • Why the airport is in trouble

    There's really no surprise that revenues are down at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport. I am an infrequent flier, and have utilized the Burbank airport for nearly 45 years. I recall the days when you could fly to most every major city out of Burbank Airport,...
  • Schiff, other leaders, to host hearing on helicopter noise

    A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley. The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
  • Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew

    Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants residents living near Bob Hope Airport to be able to get a good night's sleep, so he has reintroduced legislation to let the airport impose a formal, legally binding curfew on all flight operations. Schiff, along...
  • Bob Hope Airport scores new tenant

    Bob Hope Airport is welcoming a new commuter airline this month whose routes will connect the Imperial Valley to Los Angeles and beyond. On Wednesday, Portland, Ore.-based SeaPort Airlines launched its new slate of 12 non-stop, round-trip flights per...
  • New program lets kids with autism enjoy an air-travel trial run

    For families with autistic children, the stress and anxiety of air travel is a unique challenge – which is why JetBlue is partnering with Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to give those families a chance for an air-travel dress rehearsal. JetBlue’s...
  • Helicopter rules depend on FAA

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient. Whether there will be a...
  • TSA official offers some info

    The Transportation Security Administration was created in the wake of 9/11 to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems while ensuring the freedom of movement for people and commerce. TSA operations at Bob Hope Airport began...
  • Bob Hope Airport ranks as most affordable on travel website's annual list

    Bob Hope Airport ranks as most affordable on travel website's annual list
    Burbank Bob Hope Airport took the top spot for 2012 in an annual survey of the most affordable airfields in the U.S. Among the 101 most-searched airports on the website Cheapflights.com, which compiled the list, Bob Hope ranked No. 1 for affordability...
  • Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts

    Mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport threatened by budget cuts
    A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
  • Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year

    Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...